Lianne Milton

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Two female officers from a Police Pacification Unit (UPP) rest before going on patrol in the Complexo do Caju, a newly pacified favela in the city's North Zone. In the run up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games these units have been deployed in force in a concerted effort to take control of Rio's notorious favelas. The Complexo do Caju was occupied by security forces in March 2013. Elite police units, backed by armoured military vehicles and helicopters, entered and remained in the neighbourhood in an attempt to drive the violent and heavily armed drug gangs out.

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Lianne Milton
Rio de Janeiro
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34.68 x 23.12 cm (300 dpi)
13.65 x 9.1 inch (300 dpi)
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